2008 Mazda CX-9 Overview


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Grand Touring
Avg. Price: $11,625
Grand Touring 4WD
Avg. Price: $12,458
Avg. Price: $10,785
Sport 4WD
Avg. Price: $11,908
Avg. Price: $10,999
Touring 4WD
Avg. Price: $11,402

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2008 Mazda Cx-9 Luxury by Ian
 — I've only had my CX-9 for a few days, but I have to say it's probably the nicest vehicle I've owned. I compared the CX-9 with the Territory and the Kluger before I bought, and it was the best in terms... Read More
Cx9 Review by Mohammed
 — Cx9 is an excellent car which woth its value, for the shap I see it the best looking SUV comparing it to other cars, before buying a car the car I have visited all the car dealers and tried their car,... Read More
Best Crossover In The Class! Cx9 by Adi
 — Best crossover in the class! The styling and built quality are good. 3.7 liters engines, provide 275 hp and 366NM torque, enough power and torque to run 0-100 kilometer per hour in 8.1 seconds. Six s... Read More

2008 Mazda CX-9 Overview

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2008 Mazda CX-9

A sporty-looking crossover seating seven in three rows and earning five-star crash ratings seems a bit like having your cake and eating it, too. Hip soccer moms rejoice at the Mazda CX-9, introduced last year, but entering 2008 with a more-powerful engine. The roomy crossover seats seven comfortably, with easy access to the adult-size third row via larger doors and a second row that slides and flips forward easily. The second row split-folds 60/40, reclines, and slides back and forth to add more legroom or cargo space. The third row splits 50/50. Both rows fold flat, expanding the 17-cubic-foot cargo area to an oversized 100 cubic feet.

The 2008 CX-9 features the rear suspension from the Mazda 6, sport-tuned to take advantage of the new 3.7-liter, 270-hp V6 that gets 273 ft-lbs of torque with a 6-speed shiftable automatic. It is available in either front-wheel or automatic all-wheel drive. The base Sport model comes with 18-inch wheels, power features, cruise control, a rear spoiler, and dual exhaust pipes. The Touring trim adds power seats and leather upholstery, while the Grand Touring receives larger 20-inch wheels, remote start, rain-sensing wipers, xenon lamps, memory settings, and flashier chrome trim. New for 2008, the Grand Touring gets a blind-spot warning system. The CX-9's high safety marks are due to ABS brakes, stability control with rollover protection, and dual front-side and head curtain airbags for all three rows.

The sport-tuned suspension adds extra road grip and precise performance, which drivers love. But the 2008 CX-9 is also practical for families, with two cupholders and a bottle holder per row, not to mention 39 inches of second-row legroom. There's little for CX-9 owners to complain about, and the biggest downside seems to be the 16/22 mpg estimates and the lack of a power liftgate and radio data. Otherwise, they rave about the manual mode response of the powertrain, the easy access to the third row, and the spacious interior.


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Mazda CX-9 Questions

David Gross

Turn Signal Turns Off Cruise Control

Just had a wire harness put on and now whenever we turn on either turn signal the cruise control goes off. I have checked out the wire harness and it seems to be wired correctly. Also the auto on ...

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Nicola Evoy

I Have A 2008 Mazda Cx9. How Do I Get It Out Of 4wd. I Thought It Was An Aw...

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Is There A Real Problem Using Awd All The Time ?

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Saad Al Sadhan

Noise During The Gear Change In Cx9

I have a 2008 CX9 going 18,000 km & I started hearing s trange sound when I step on the gas before the gear change?? Is this a common problem in this car & is it serious problem ?? I am going to tak...

606 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)

I Have A 2008 Mazda Cx9 And Anytime I Go Over 35 Real Slow Or Im Going Up ...

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